3.08.11.Okolo 140 forest fires raging now in northwestern Ontario.
As reported on Tuesday, a representative of the Ministry of Natural Resources Stephanie Panakko province, in extremely hot weather, only the last two days there was 20 new homes. From areas threatened by fire, evacuated a total of about one thousand Indian reservations, according to ITAR-TASS.
In the fight with the fire now involved 2000 firefighters in the north-western Ontario deployed about 100 planes and helicopters equipped with fire suppression systems. "Firefighters constantly monitor the situation in areas in close proximity to populated areas, — the representative of the Ministry. — We are closely monitoring the situation, because it can change very quickly. "